Arden Leo Swiger Sr Receives SAR Medal

Arden Swiger receiving the SAR Military Service Medal from Raymond Kane Jr

Arden Swiger receiving the SAR Military Service Medal from Raymond Kane Jr

On Saturday, May 02, 2015 at 6:00 a.m., Raymond M. Kane Jr., WVSSAR Registrar and Past President of the George Rogers Clark Chapter, had the privilege and honor of presenting the SAR Military Service Medal to Compatriot Arden Leo Swiger Sr. of the George Rogers Clark Chapter in a surprise presentation at the North Central West Virginia Airport located at Bridgeport, WV, where Compatriot Swiger was awaiting his “Honor Flight” trip to Washington, D.C. Continue reading

Gen Andrew Lewis Chapter Meeting May 14 2015

Marshall University History Professor Michael Woods will speak on
“West Virginians and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln” at the
Thursday, May 14 meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Enslow Park Presbyterian Church,
1338 Enslow Blvd., Huntington. Refreshments will be served and the
public is invited.

Death of John Boone Schley

On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of John Boone Schley who passed away on Friday, April 17, 2015. John Boone Schley was a member of the SAR since 1988 and a member of the General Adam Stephen Chapter of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. Continue reading

Death of James E. “Jimmy” Johnson

On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of James E. “Jimmy” Johnson who passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2015. James E. “Jimmy” Johnson was a member of the SAR since 1973 and a member of the Greenbrier Valley Chapter of the West Virginia Society, Sons of the American Revolution. He was a Past Vice President General of the SAR, a Past President of the West Virginia Society SAR (1985) and a Past President of the Greenbrier Valley Chapter. He was a recipient of the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal and the SAR Patriot Medal. He was an exceptional Compatriot! Continue reading

Death of Bill James Dunfee

On behalf of the Officers and Compatriots of the West Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, we extend our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Bill James Dunfee who passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Bill James Dunfee was a past WVSSAR Chancellor and a member of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter in Hungtington, WV. He actively participated in WVSSAR activities for more than 20 years. Continue reading